Chernobyl Diaries parents guide

Chernobyl Diaries Parent Guide

Release date May 25, 2012

Radiation can cause strange things to happen... and six silly tourists are about to discover just how strange when they decide to take a peek at Pripyat, the city abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

Why is Chernobyl Diaries rated R? The MPA rated Chernobyl Diaries R for violence, some bloody images and pervasive language.

Run Time: 85 minutes

Chernobyl Diaries
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Chernobyl Diaries rated R? Chernobyl Diaries is rated R by the MPAA for violence, some bloody images and pervasive language.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Gory and grotesque images.

- Upsetting or disturbing scenes.

- Frightening scenes depicting threat, intensity and suspense.

- Graphic violent shown in a realistic manner, with details, blood and tissue damage.

- Frequent weapons and hand-to-hand violence, with some blood and gore shown.

- Infrequent portrayals of animal and human corpses (some blood and detail shown).

- Depictions of beating and shooting.

Sexual Content:

- Crude content.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in non-sexual contexts.

- Frequent use of scatological slang.

- Infrequent use of profanity, mild vulgar expressions and mild sexual language.

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Cast and Crew

Chernobyl Diaries is directed by Bradley Parker and stars Jesse McCartney, Jonathan Sadowski, Olivia Dudley, Nathan Phillips.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Chernobyl Diaries movie is October 16, 2012. Here are some details…

Chernobyl Diaries releases to home video on October 16, 2012.

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